Bionator with Posterior Coverage

Bionator II

The Bionator II is used to correct Class II malocclusions with an open bite. The appliance has an open anterior section to allow growth of the incisors while incorporating a posterior bite plate to prevent vertical eruption. Ideally, treatment starts should range from 8-11 years old, and recommended wear time is 21-23 hours a day.

 

Description

Treatment & Care

Ideally, treatment starts should range from 8-11 years old, and recommended wear time is 21-23 hours a day. Treatment results in a change in overjet of one mm per month.

Patients should clean daily with toothpaste to prevent the buildup of plaque and odor.  Avoid Efferdent and other effervescent solutions, as it may erode components on the appliance. It is recommended to use products like DentaSoak or Retainer Splash.

Materials

  • Wire: American Orthodontics Chromium Cobalt
  • Acrylic: JBC Monomer and Polymer

Additional information

Treatment & Care

Ideally, treatment starts should range from 8-11 years old, and recommended wear time is 21-23 hours a day. Treatment results in a change in overjet of one mm per month. You can add an optional expansion screw to stimulate the growth of the posterior teeth.